Meet the farmers
At Naandi, our aim is to build a self-sustainable rurban community of
A community where people are not only conscious about their health & lifestyle but also spend time interacting with each other, sharing experiences and learning from each other. We are proud to have so many Naandians with us.
Vijay Kumar & Lalitha
- Director - Sri Chakra Cements Ltd.
Description :Mr.Vijay Kumar is the Director at Sri Chakra Cements and a veteran of the industry. His wife, Mrs.Lalitha is a home maker. She is a trained classical singer.The couple has two sons. Their elder son Sriram, is pursuing his P. G in Industrial Engineering at Boston and younger son, Sashank is pursuing his PG in Economics in London
Madhu Reddy & Suneeta
- Ex-Serial Entrepnuer
Description :A wildlife enthusiast, traveler, photographer, storyteller and mentor. Mr.Madhu’s family is one of the first to move into Naandi. Nature, birds and animals are all his subjects of photography at Naandi. An alumnus of IIT Mumbai, Mr.Madhu has built many successful companies and has chosen to live a life that focuses on travel and work for not for profit organisations across the globe. Mrs.Reddy, on the other hand, loves indulging in kitchen gardening and has plenty of vegetables growing already. The couple has one daughter and one son who are both settled abroad.
Prasad Menon & Lakshmi Menon
- Ex-Managing Director - Tata Chemicals & Tata Power
Description : A chemical enginner from IIT, Kharagpur, Mr.Prasad Menon joined multi national company in 1969 and has since thenn working with many chemical companies including Nagarjuna fertilisers in Hyderabad.He worked with Tata Group as the Managing Director of Tata Chemicals & Tata Power. He was the first chairman for Vistara.He is associated with 4 NGO's including Centre for Environmental Education.
Dr. Biksham Gujja
- Founder & Chairperson - Agsri Agricultural services Pvt. Ltd
Description :"The Hindu" has described Dr. Biksham Gujja as 'the water man of India' and with good reason. He worked as head water policy with WWF-International (1993-2010) based at Gland, Switzerland. He was also visiting scientist at ICRISAT leading an international project on water productivity. He has conceputalised an set up various major initiatives such as Himalayan high altitude wetlands and lakes, river dolphins, water productivity of major crops, watershed management, bottle water, dams and development etc. Dr. Gujja authored many papers, edited books and his contributions are acknowledged by policy experts globally. He founded AgSri which works with farmers in India and Africa. He shares his time between Hyderabad and his family in Switzerland.
- Director - Lengths Desinigng and Project Management PVt. Ltd
Description : Lalit Sanghi, owner of Lengths Design & Project Management, is an architect by profession and one of the first believers in Naandi. Their elder son Divyansh, holds a masters degree in civil construction from Purdue, is engaged to Kushali Agarwal and their younger son, Mithul is pursuing architecture too. This family loves music!
- Principal Group Manager at Microsoft
Description :A yoga session in Naandi's serene surroundings was the beginning of Sreesh & Anupma Dubey's love affair with Naandi. As Principal Group Program Manager at Microsoft, Sreesh's career has spanned decades and geographies. After years of city life, he wanted a home in a place that echoed his love for the outdoors, riding bikes, without compromising on quality of life. Anupma is a social activist, she loves spending time outdoors and practices Yoga too. Shreesh & Anupama now live in Naandi.Their dausghter are pursuing their higher education abroad.
Aluri Srinivasa Rao
- Former MD of Morgan Stanley
Description : Aluri Srinivasa Rao was managing director of Morgan Stanley private equity Asia, currently on a one year sabbatical . He is an avid golfer and a sports enthusiast. Brunda Aluri , home maker and co founder of NGO "Move the wheel" working with under privileged children in govt schools.The mission of MTW is to give childhood a chance by making education fun and beneficial through community enriched programs. Moulika is doing her masters in applied psychology at university of Southern California and Pratik is in the 11th grade at Agakhan academy.
Ram & Dhara
Description :Ram and Dhara were born and brought up in Elluru, Andhra Pradesh ;studied in USA and lived there for more than a decade. While Ram holds a Masters degree in Computers and heads a Software Consulting Firm and is also into diversified businesses, Dhara holds double Masters degree in Nutrition (India & US).She is passionate about cooking and is a home maker. Their beautiful daughters Sriya aged 8 & Siri aged 7 are studying in Oakridge Newton Campus.Both are inclined towards Art & Culture and love swimming. They moved back to India with an intention to give back to the society through their charity trust that they run in their native place Elluru and are already supporting more than 200 families. They have chosen to live in Naandi and are looking forward to completely relocate. They believe Organo lifestyle is the only choice they have if they want settle down back in India.
- Owner - Taruni Clothing
Description :Mr.Rajeev Malve is the owner of one of the leading clothing brands, Taruni. Mrs.Gayatri is a homemaker. The couple has two daughters, Rhea and Eshita who study in Indus International School. The family loves to travel together.
- MD-Incessant Technologies
Description :Mr.Vijay and Mrs.Lashmi are the neighbours everyone would love to have - warm and friendly.Mr.Vijay is the owner of Incessant Technologies Their children Lasya and Tarun live with them.
- Executive Director-Regency Ceramics Ltd.
Description : Padmasree Dr.Shobha Raju is globally renowned Indian musician, devotional singer, writer, known as an exponent of Annamacharya Sankeertana.Her husband, Dr.S. Nanda Kumar had resigned from his post of Project Executive at National Diary Development Board to support Dr.Shobha Raju’s mission.Satyendra Prasad and Radhika are one of the first owners at Naandi and the very first to have moved to the community in November of 2015. Their casual drive into Naandi way back in 2014, even before the Model Villa was ready, along with Mr. M.M.Reddy and Mrs. Sunitha, became the first of their many visits and soon both couples have become part of the development in person and soul. Prasad is a Software Engineer with business interests in Software and Construction Industries while Radhika is a Management Graduate taking a sabbatical at present. Prasad and Radhika are parents to Rishika and Kireeti Satyanarayana. Rishika has just graduated as an Architect from Carnegie Mellon University, USA, and Kireeti is in 10th grade at ISH, Hyderabad. The family loves nature, travel & celebrating life!
- CEO-Call Health
Description :Mr.Hari Thalapalli learnt the benefits of collaboration early. As an ex-Chief People Officer at Tech Mahindra and currently, as the CEO of Call Health, he's built teams that transcend boundaries to work together for a common cause. As a homeowner at Organo's Naandi community farm though, he's once again part of something bigger. His passion for gardening and greenery make him a vocal and integral part of Naandi’s collective living project. His wife, Mrs. Sumeeta Hari is a Director at Deloitte Consulting and has vast experience in IT and Consulting domains. They have a daughter, Shruti and a son, Pratyush. Shruti works with Google and Pratyush is pursuing his Law degree at OP Jindal Global law school.
- SAP Technical Architect at AT&T
Description : After having lived in UK for more than 12 years, Mr.Venkat and his wife, Mrs.Neelima have decided to return to India. They were recently blessed with a daughter, Vennella. With the desire to reconnect with their Indian roots and raise their daughter in a healthy & organic environment, they have chosen Naandi as their home in India. Mr.Venkat is a SAP architect and Mrs.Neelima is a business analyst for SAP & financial systems at BAM Construct in UK. The couple loves traveling, exploring new places and are known to be great hosts.
Description :Mr.Raghavender Reddy is a freelance advocate and is pursuing LLM. His wife Anitha is a homemaker.
Description :Mr.Sanjay Gulbani is a jeweler by profession. He owns and runs P Mangatram Jewellers. When he visited Organo a year ago, he was not looking to buy a farmhouse but after experiencing Organo, his decision changed. The Gulbanis are constructing a home in Jubilee Hills but have decided to move to Organo during the weekends. He fell in love with the whole concept of #LifeOnASlowTrack. His love for outdoors, greenery and animals has made him choose Horse riding as a hobby. He learned to canter within 3 months and is now eager to join our community and raise his own horse.Mrs.Deepa Gulbani runs a social organisation called EQUI_AID.
- Founder- Lahari Constructions and Organo
Description :A love for wide open spaces defines Harinath Tipparaju. Founder of Lahari Constructions and Organo, his life has been a testament to the fact that hard work brings achievement. At Naandi, he finally has the opportunity to stop and take it all in. He plans to build a healthier life through the organic food and outdoor activities Naandi offers him in plenty.
Description :When Mr.Krishna, senior architect at Oracle, is not spending time building valuable products, he is seen indulging in sports. His wife, Mrs.Anusha is a Senior advisor at Dell Inc and a trained Kuchipudi dancer. Mr. Krishna's parents, Mr.Rama Krishna Rao and Mrs. Madhavi also stay at Naandi and look forward to spending quality time in the outdoors.
Mathan & Meena
- Design Director - FHD Group
Description :"Mathan Ramaiah, Design Director of FHD Group is passionately involved in the master plan and public space design of Organo. Mathan has designed over 100 Million sq.ft of projects across the world. Mathan is a graduate in architecture from the Columbia University, New York. Their daughter Aadhirai studies in grade 3 in Oakridge. She is multi talented child and is fond of painting,singing and dancing. An India-based Doodle Art Illustrator, Meena works primarily using Pen & Ink on Paper to create monochrome illustrations. Her work is characterized by unforced whimsical themes, organic lines and delicate detailed patterns. For Meena, what started as a casual personal hobby has since become a passionate commitment and has lead to several personal works and privately commissioned art. Her works can be found in several private home collections in India and US. She received her Bachelors in Architecture from Anna University, India in 2001 and Masters in Real Estate Development from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA in 2006. "
Vaishali & Anubhav
- Director - Microsoft
Description :Anubhav works with Microsoft & Vaishali is a beaurocrat.Parents to 5 year old Venya & 3 year old Aanya.Organo has been a virtual transformation for Vaishali & Anubhav and that is what they wanted for their home.
Siddharth & Kaajal
Description :Siddharth works as a director in Cognizant, Hyderabad and Kaajal is an interior designer, Fashion designer.Both work on enironmental issues and have actively participated in "Save the trees" campaign at KBR Park.
- sr. Director- Microsoft
Description :Sharad works with Microsoft and they chose Organo as their home which they found to be very similar to their ancestral home...Sharad looks forward to long walks in the green while Sunita is enthusiastic about swimming and farming.
- Founder- FHD Group, Organo
Description : What kind of houses do architects live in? You can answer this question by visiting Nagesh & his family at their home on Organo. A love for the outdoors and the opportunity to build something sustainable drove Nagesh to co-found Organo. You can find him most days on the farm, exploring Organo's inviting outdoors with his wife, Mrs.Lakshmi and kids, Munek & Yuvik.
- Co-Founder- FHD Group
Description : Ms.Vijaya is an architect by profession with vast experience in all verticals of construction.She is also the co-founder of Organo.Mr.Sayaji is a business person.
- VP-Engineering at BARNES & Noble Inc.
Description : Mr.Sridhar Bathina holds a masters degree in technology. His wife, Mrs.Rajani also holds a masters degree in technology. She is now a home maker. The couple has two daughters and a son. While Shalini has graduated in B.A and is pursuing acting as a profession, Sneha is a counsellor for Autistic children. Sirish on the other hand is a software engineer.
- VP- Oracle
Description : Sashibhushan works with Oracle and his wife Madhu is a jewllery designer.
Description : An architect by profession, Sridhar's first love is agriculture.Shvetha works for the Agriculture department.
Kishore Sajja Babu
- CMD- Power Mech Group
Description :Mr.Sajja Kishore Babu is a first generation entrepreneur whose drive and belief have made him one of the leading names in the power infrastructure industry. His company's milestones include building thermal, hydro, nuclear and gas power plants in India and abroad. His contributions to making India energy efficient and his involvement in sustainable social development make us proud to have him as a fellow Naandian. He loves talking to young students and motivating them to do better. The couple is blessed with one daughter and one son who are both doing exceptionally well in their careers.
Description : Padmasree Dr.Shobha Raju is globally renowned Indian musician, devotional singer, writer, known as an exponent of Annamacharya Sankeertana.Her husband, Dr.S. Nanda Kumar had resigned from his post of Project Executive at National Diary Development Board to support Dr.Shobha Raju’s mission.
Kavitha Dixit & Mr.Anil Dixit
- Sr. Officer ( Govt of AP)
Description :Ms.Kavitha is a nutritionist by profession and her husband Mr.Anil Dixit works with the R& Department for Government of Andhra Pradesh
- MD & Executive Director @ RAMKY Infrastructure Limited
Description :Mr. Yancharla Ratnakar Nagaraja has been Managing Director of Ramky Infrastructure Limited since 1996. Mr. Nagaraja is responsible for overall management of Ramky Infrastructure Ltd. He has been an Executive Director of Ramky Infrastructure Limited. since its incorporation in April 15, 1994. He has 22 years of experience in the field of environment and solid waste management. His experience in the field includes positions he has held with the Public Works Department of the State of Karnataka, Mandanlal Steels Limited and Navega EngineersPrivate Limited. Mr. Nagaraja has to his credit the successful implementation of a number of civil infrastructure and environmental projects. Control Board. He has been an Executive Director at Ramky Infrastructure Limited since April 15, 1994. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from Karnataka University.
- Director - Cadence Design Systems
Description :Ravi Vedula accidentally discovered Naandi when he was looking for a place to host a team offsite. The connect was instant and within days he'd made up his mind to move here. He saw the potential in a self-sustaining community like Naandi and how it could be a futuristic yet rustic way of living in harmony with nature. Both he and his wife are keen on building a healthier life and are ready to get their hands dirty with farming.
Description :Why not live in the healthiest environment that is closest to nature? C. Ravindra wanted to live in a place that gave him room to express himself and matched his ethos of conscious living. A strong believer in organic farming, his family already grows vegetables at home. He loves to paint and wants to resume it once he starts living at Naandi. Moving to Naandi will give him the time to slow down, paint and bicycle in a verdant green neighborhood. His wife, Mrs.Lakshmi, is looking forward to meeting the neighbours and introducing her son to a healthier way of life.
- Co-Founder Organo
Description : Raj is Co-founder of Organo and one of the minds behind the idea. An entrepreneur with a long pedigree of success, Raj enjoys the closeness to nature living at Naandi offers him. When at Organo he loves going on walks along the farm and having food cooked with freshly picked vegetables.
- Serial Entreprenuer
Description : Entrepreneur duo Vinitaji & Vickas Passary ji have made successful start ups in Food, Fashion & Retail across Hyderabad, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, their much admired labels are Anonym, Translate, Little Italy restaurant,MOB(Mad over Beer-Indias First Belgian beer house,SO.The Sky Kitchen.Vinita ji brings her experience in Fashion and Retail - her commitment to revive arts fused with unrelenting attention to quality and detail has helped carve her space successfully in clothing industry and Vickas ji a self made restaurateur compliments her with his business acumen and eye for perfection.Both are self made - and believe that everyone has their own journey as entrepreneurs. Both don’t come from Formal education in Food and Fashion industry. They have done this out of our passion and love - They have always thought of Projects which were ahead of time for the city-be it Experimental cuisine or alternate clothing.Ahi, their daughter studies in Sloka school in grade 5.She loves nature and is a self taught painter.Ms. Bimla Passary ,(Vickas ji’s mother) lives with them and has been the biggest pillar of support for the family.
Description :Indrasen is fondly called the 'Solar Man' of Organo.He owns a solar company called Four Solar .His wife Rekha heads the operations in their company Four Solar.
Description : Guru works with Infosys as a director and his wife Ms.Ramya is a homemaker.
Description : Srinivas is a businessman and his wife is a home maker.Mr.Srinivas Naidu and Mrs.Annapurna Naidu have two daughters who are studying in Oakridge International school. Darshini, the older one is in the 11th grade and Kavya, the younger one is in the 9th grade.
- Owner-Sri Ashoka Jewellers
Description :Anand Jain is a jeweller for a leading store in Hyderabad. His wife Rinku is a homemaker
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